Friday, February 24, 2017

Science of the Week, 2/24/17

This week's most exciting science news has to be the discovery of seven exoplanets, of which three could potentially support life. Here's NASA's (non-rogue) article

Here are some of the other interesting science news articles I read this week:

Researchers use Big-Brother tech to spy on bumblebees

Crowdsourcing effort helps researchers predict how a molecule will smell

Do racism and sexism go together?

The reasons for our left or right-handedness

Researchers are first to see DNA "blink"

Extracting uranium from seawater could help nuclear power play a larger role in a carbon-free energy future

Researchers document second case of "Down syndrome" in chimps

Liquid hydrogen may be way forward for sustainable air travel










2 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

That was big news.
Of course, Pluto is less than thrilled...

Pat Dilloway said...

I'd like to go to one of those planets right about now.

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